QMA - Up to $22
Company: Independence Village
Posted on: September 22, 2022
Medication Aide Text "IVFQMA" to 317-666-8252 to apply
Independence Village of Fishers South 9745 Olympia Dr. Fishers,
Indiana 46037 Independence Village of Fishers East 12950 Talblick
St Fishers, Indiana 46037 Sign On Bonus for Full Time and Part
Time!$2,000 Sign On Bonus for Full Time Employees $1,000 Sign On
Bonus for Part Time Employees Position Summary: As a Medication
Assistant you will assist residents in administering their daily
medication. Required Experience for Medication Aide: High School
Diploma or GED required.
Previous Healthcare, Geriatrics, Caregiving, or experience working
with the elderly population preferred.
Ability to adjust to many types of personalities and
Must have aptitude for dementia-related situations.
Realization that incompetence and errors may have serious
consequences for residents.
Must have patience, tact, cheerful disposition, and enthusiasm as
well as be willing to assist residents based on what cognitive
level they are experiencing.
Must be at least 18 years of age.
Must have current CPR and First Aid certification.
Must have CMA certification.
Must have a TB clearance. Responsibilities for Medication Aide:
Prepare and administer medication and treatments as ordered by
physician in accordance with policy and procedures.
Verify identity of resident before administering medication or
Follow hand-washing policy for medication passing, universal
precautions and infection control.
Order mediations, supplies, and equipment as necessary in
accordance with established policy.
Remove expired or discontinued medications for cart and resident
apartments as required in accordance with established
Ensure medication records are accurate for your shift and keys are
always accounted for.
Review medication sheets for completeness and accuracy.
Report all discrepancies noted concerning physician's orders,
medication count or any other unusual situations and complaints
regarding resident services and care to your immediate
Chart and perform documentation duties are required in accordance
with community policy and procedures.
Assist in admit, transfer and discharge of residents as
Review charts for specific treatment, medication, diet orders, etc.
Notify nurse in charge of changes in resident condition, (including
medication and treatment refusal).
Make sure work areas (medication and treatment cart, medication
room, nurse's station, etc.) are maintained in a clean, sanitary
Always show courtesy, respect and positive attitude to residents,
family's visitors and associates.
Report accidents and incidents observed on the shift they occurred.
Report suspected abuse immediately.
Document important events in the 24-hour report.
Assist with activities of daily living.
Encourage the Social development of each resident.
Assist with light housekeeping including emptying the trash and
Escort residents to and from dining areas for meals; assist with
tasks related to dining as needed.
Perform any duties delegated by supervisor in order to maintain the
self-respect, personal dignity and physical safety of each resident
while adhering to the standards of Residents Rights and all
applicable state, Federal and local licensing requirements and
regulations. General Working Conditions: This position entails
standing for long periods of time. While performing the duties of
this job, the employee is required to communicate effectively with
others, sit, stand, walk and use hands to handle keyboard,
telephone, paper, files, and other equipment and objects. The
employee must be able to read, write, and speak fluent English. The
employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms and
push/pull equipment frequently. The employee is expected to possess
good organization skills, with the ability to work under pressure
and meet deadlines. The employee must be compassionate and
empathetic. The employee will occasionally lift and/or move up to
25 pounds. The employee may frequently bend, reach, grasp, and
climb. The employee may need to squat and kneel. The work
environment requires appropriate interaction with others. The noise
level in the work environment is moderate. Occasional travel to
different locations may be required. Connecting Seniors, Families
and Communities For over 37 years, our senior living communities
have served seniors and their families across Michigan, Ohio,
Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, and Tennessee, with each location offering
unique services including independent, enhanced, and assisted
living, as well as memory care and rehabilitation and skilled
nursing. Through forming authentic connections and committing to
creating the absolute best experiences each day for our residents
and their families, we've created a special culture within our
communities that allows our employees to do their best work and our
residents to shine every day. Not Just Making Every Day Great.
Making Every Minute Great. There are 1,440 minutes in every single
day. We aspire to make each one of them an exceptional moment. This
philosophy is supported by our 6 powerful, yet simple pillars:
Dream Big, Have Courage, Take Initiative, Be Accountable, Give Back
& Enjoy it. We strive to fulfill the aspirational yet unattainable
goal of creating the absolute best experience with every person, in
every interaction, every minute of every day. It begins with
empowering our employees. Every employee, at every level of the
company, is expected to perform like a leader. Everyone is
encouraged and expected to put the needs of each other above
everything else. No one here just "does their job" The mission is
to create the absolute best experiences. This emphasis on putting
people first has helped us successfully grow for the right reasons.
We have developed an environment that attracts dreamers,
adventurers, creators, givers and believers to seek career
opportunities with us. We find people who believe that true
happiness is only found in the service of others. We want
high-performers with diverse skill-sets and big hearts. We treat
each other as family and find that close collaboration creates the
biggest ideas. If you love serving others, and are looking for an
opportunity to thrive, CommonSail Investment Group and our
businesses is your destination. This classification description is
intended to indicate the general kinds of tasks and levels of work
difficulty that are required of positions given this title and
should not be construed as declaring what the specific duties and
responsibilities of any particular position shall be. It is not
intended to limit or in any way modify the right of any supervisor
to assign, direct and control the work of the employees under
her/his supervision. The use of a particular expression or
illustration describing duties shall not exclude other duties not
mentioned that are of a similar kind or level of difficulty. Equal
Opportunity Employer Click on glassdoor to see our employee
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